Benedictus Moments: Daily Reflections of Pope Benedict - "Each life has it's own calling. It has it's own code and its own path. None is just imitation, stamped-out along with a mass of other identical ones. And each one requires the creative courage to live one's own life, and not just turn oneself into a copy of someone else . . ."
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Pope Benedict - In order to have a personal encounter with someone, there has to be a person to encounter. There is no god.
Bevil Bramwell, OMI, "Christian Brotherhood" |TheCatholicThing.org. Commentary on Joseph Ratzinger's "Meaning of Christian Brotherhood." Community and Communion as a better alternative to the Enlightenment's diminished idea of brotherhood based on the elite: Ratzinger says: “the Eucharist must again become visibly the sacrament of brotherhood in order to be able to achieve its full, community-creating power.”
"I, retired in prayer, will always be with you, and together we will move ahead with the Lord in certainty. The Lord is victorious." - Pope Benedict XVI
Daily Catholic Quote From Pope Benedict XVI “If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful, and great. No! Only in this friendship are the doors of life opened wide. Only in this friendship is the great potential of human existence truly revealed.” (Pope Benedict XVI)